Mondulkiri is still least-populated province where you can experience unique rolling hills, beautiful country views, wild natural landscapes, jungles, multiple of waterfalls and a unique indigenous culture and people. Sen Monorom – Mondulkiri’s provincial capital, at an altitude of about 800m above sea level, offers a refreshing break from the heat of Cambodia’s lower plains.
Boo Sra Waterfall
Boo Sra Waterfall: Locates at Pich Chinda District in 43 kilometer distance from the provincial town by red soil road. Boo Sra is the most beautiful waterfall in Modulkiri and shared into three stages: -First stage: The waterfall has 15-meter diameter and 15-meter to 20-meter height in rainy season, and 20-meter diameter and 18-meter to 25-meter height in dry season. The second stage of waterfall has 150-meter distance from the first stage. -Second stage: The waterfall has 23-meter diameter and 15-meter to 20-meter height in rainy season, and 20-meter diameter and 18-meter to 25-meter height in dry season. The second stage of waterfall has 150-meter distance from the first stage: -Third stage: The waterfall has stronger speed than the second stage. This stage can not be reached because it locates in the thick forest, lacks of transporting mean and is dangerous due to having fierce-wild animals.
Sen Monorm Waterfall
Sen Monorum Waterfall Locates at Sen Monorum District in five-kilometer distance from the provincial town by red soil trail, Along either sides of the trail, there are industrial plantations like rubber, coffee and cashew as well. The local people usually meet each other at Sen Monorum waterfall during the holidays and national festivals because it closed to the provincial town. Sen Monorum waterfall has three stages: -First stage: The waterfall has slow speed, one-meter height and 2-4 meter diameter. -Second stage: During the rainy season, the waterfall has strong speed, 6-7 meter height and 8-meter diameter. During the dry season, the waterfall has 7-9 meter height and 4-5 meter diameter. At the waterfall, there is a large space of resting and enjoying. -Third stage: Locates at one- kilometer distance from the second stage. The waterfall has 1.5-meter height only.
Rum Near Waterfall
Locates at Sen Monorum District in 10.5 kilometer distance from the provincial town. The waterfall has good location, which is closed to the industrial plantations like rubber, coffee, cashew, mango, Avocado and Pres as well. During the rainy season, the waterfall has five-meter height and 10-meter diameter, and during the dry season. The waterfall has six-meter and eight-meter diameter only. At the waterfall, there are many big trees projecting the cool shadow to the area.
Chrey Thom Waterfall
Chrey Thom Waterfall: Locates at Sen Monorum District in 43-kilometer distance from the provincial town. During the dry season, the waterfall has 15-meter height and two-meter diameter, and during the rainy season, the waterfall has 11-meter height and eight-meter diameter. The waterfall surrounded by the plantation of Sro Lou and there is a big and brandy tree of Chrey.
Riverside Locates at Koh Nhek District in 150-kilometer distance from the provincial town. The riverside has red and golden colored sand, and stretches along the Sre Pork River mixing with many small islands. The riverside is the leisure place for the local people of Koh Nhek District.Sen Monorom This is a pleasant little town to walk around and take in its natural beauty. The two small lakes in town are good spots for hanging out and watching the local’s fish and swim. Jump in yourself if the heat of the day has slowed your pace.
Market Life of Hill Tribe People
Market Life of Hill Tribe People Mornings are the best time of the day to hit the town market and stroll about. This is when many people from the various area hill tribe communities come to the market to sell their wares and purchase supplies. It’s a good environment in which to unobtrusively observe their attire and with their permission; possibly get snapshots of them going about their normal business at the market.
Old & New Wat (Pagoda)
An old wooden temple on the hills at the south end of town i9s being revitalized with the construction of a brand new modes new model next to it. This is where the monks of Sen Monorom teach.
Southwest Waterfalls The waterfall about 5,5 km to the southwest of town is a nice and easily accessible sight. There is a fair-sized pool below the 7,5 meter waterfall that makes a good spot for a swim or picnic. To get there, just follow the map and don’t turn off of that road, as it takes you to a parking circle near the top level of the waterfall. If you don’t have a motorcycle already, hire a moto-taxi to take you out there for 4,000 riel per hour and a bit extra for fuel (1,000 riel).
Pahlung Village It’s possible to go on an elephant trek at this small village. It’s a good idea to come out here the day before (possibly on your way to Bousra Waterfall) to organize it so they have the animal ready to go the next morning, instead of out working in the jungle. You can take a half- or full day trip in the surrounding area. It’s good to wear long pants and bring some mosquito repellent, drinking water and food. To get there, just head north from Sen Monorom. When you get to the fork in the road, go right. The village is about 8 km from town. People in the small houses on the right can fetch the elephant guy for you. If you go by moto-taxi, the driver can help with the translation of arranging the tour. The guy at the town tourist office, if you can ever find him there and he’s not sleeping. Can also set the tour up for you. But he takes a cut. Figure around US$ 15 for a half day or US $ 30 for a full-day tour.
Fishing Although there is nothing organized as of yet. Mondulkiri ‘s rivers and streams would probably make for some good fishing. Bring your own lightweight gear and give it a try. Sen Monorom would be a great place for mountain biking. There are now no rentals there, so you would have to bring one along on the airplane.
Memang Gold Mines Area
Memang Gold Mines Area How to go: 45 km (3h) From Provincial Town. Location: Description: Natures & Wildlife Preserves,Location: O’Clor Village, Mémorng Commune, Keo Seyma District.
O Taing Laing Waterfall
O Taing Laing Waterfall How to go: 60 km (4h) From Provincial Town. Location: Description: Natures & Wildlife Preserves, Location: Memorng Commune, Keo Seyma District.
Phnom Nam Lear Sanctury
Phnom Nam Lear Sanctury How to go: 80 km (4h) From Provincial Town. Location: Description: Natures & Wildlife Preserves, Location: Pichinda District Border of Daklak Provinece (Vient Nam).
Phnom Prich Sanctury
Phnom Prich Sanctury How to go: 75 km (8h) From Provincial Town. Location: Description: Natures & Wildlife Preserves, Location: Kaev Seima District.
Plantation of Pinetrees
Plantation Of Pinetrees How to go: Location: Description: Located at Sen Monorum District in six-kilometer distance from the provincial town by the National Road No 14. The plantation of pine trees located on the highland, which there are many pine trees remain since 1970 and growing on line, these pine trees have the same height. The ground covered by a lot of fallen leaves. It looks like the golden colored carpet. Tourists can enjoy and rest on it without matting. The history said that, these pine trees were planted before the Sang Kum Reas NiYum time.
Pou Lung Village
Pou Lung Village How to go: 10 km (15mn) From Provincial Town. Location: Description: Historical Sites and Buildings, Location: Pou Lung Village, Mumnea Commune, Sen Monorom District.